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Willie Jackson’s new charter school upsets wharekura

A new charter school planned by Labour candidate Willie Jackson's Manukau Urban Māori Authority (Muma) has upset an established Māori school in Manurewa.

Learning Māori makes you clever – school principal

A Māori principal has hailed new Māori-language education data as showing that "learning Māori makes you clever".

Māori language immersion shows the way in international study

The example of Māori language immersion expertise in a new international study will help other programmes around the world lift their game, say University of Canterbury academics. 

Opinion: Rachel Smalley – Our curriculum should include more NZ history

How would you rate your knowledge of New Zealand history? Colonialism? The New Zealand Wars? How we got to where we are today?

Stocktake of policies on te reo Māori in schools

It is Te Wiki o te reo Maori (Maori Language week) and just ten days until the general election. In light of the week’s theme Kia Ora te Reo Maori – Let the Maori Language live, we examine each of the political parties policy on te reo Maori.

Opinion: Ngahi Bidois – What’s in a name? Māori names and their importance

What's in a name? As we head into Maori Language Week 2017 Ngahi Bidois looks at Maori names and their importance.

Māori students gain from different teaching style

Māori students do better in schools that teach in a different way - but the language by itself is not enough.

Te Reo week should evolve, says Whāngārei wānanga tutor

When people describe Te Reo Maori as a 'living language' it does not mean it has been saved from obscurity - it means it lives within the customs and culture that gave birth to it.

Kia ora te reo – Let the Māori language live

Te Reo Māori is the waka that carries the tikanga. It’s Te Wiki o te Reo Maori (Maori Language week). This year’s theme is Kia ora te reo - Let the Māori language live. Here JODY HOPKINSON looks at three education initiatives aimed at doing just that.

Opinion: Ngaa Rauuira Pumanawawhiti – Maori language needs place to thrive

Let's not ignore the big brown taniwha in the room - let's do our best to celebrate Te Wiki o Te Reo Maori says Ngaa Rauuira Pumanawawhiti
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